A program for managing partition tables and partitions on a hard disk - fdisk

A program for managing partition tables and partitions on a hard disk. See also: partprobe. More information: fdisk - manned.org.

  • List partitions:

sudo fdisk -l

  • Start the partition manipulator:

sudo fdisk {{/dev/sdX}}

  • Once partitioning a disk, create a partition:

n

  • Once partitioning a disk, select a partition to delete:

d

  • Once partitioning a disk, view the partition table:

p

  • Once partitioning a disk, write the changes made:

w

  • Once partitioning a disk, discard the changes made:

q

  • Once partitioning a disk, open a help menu:

m